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On SAGE Insight: Does skin tone influence playing position within English football leagues?

Article title: Bottom of Form It is not Black and White: A comparison of skin tone by playing position in the Premier League and English football  From International Journal of Sports Science & Coaching This study explores the role of … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Are there differences in salaries of physician assistants in the USA by race, ethnicity and sex?

Article title: Differences in salaries of physician assistants in the USA by race, ethnicity and sex From Journal of Health Services Research & Policy Data from the Academy of American Physician Assistants have suggested there are no differences in salaries … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Ambiguities and dilemmas around #MeToo: #ForHow Long and #WhereTo?

From European Journal of Women's Studies This editorial recognizes that hardly a day has passed since the accusations of sexual harassment against US film producer Harvey Weinstein in October 2017 without a new allegation being made. Within days after the … Continue reading

How can the publishing industry respond to the rise of big data?

The rise of big data and new technology has, and continues to transform the very nature of social research. This poses challenges, and opportunities, for both the publishing industry and the research community. From the rise of ‘open and sharing’ … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: It is magic! How can impossible solutions prevent the discovery of obvious ones?

From Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology Our progress and evolution are closely linked to our ability to develop innovative ideas, and the best solutions are often found by stepping outside the box. It can be difficult to relinquish old ideas … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Non-visual effects of light: Bodily rhythms, the body clock, onset of sleep and acute alertness

Lighting Research & Technology has just published a special issue celebrating the start of its 50th volume. The articles cover the major themes of light and lighting research and celebrate the contribution of the journal to the field. The entire … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Shadow Learning: Building Robotic Surgical Skill When Approved Means Fail

From Administrative Science Quarterly We have known for decades that the world of work is changing and that communities of practice must cultivate new skills to stay relevant. New business models, collaborative practices and technologies all demand new ways of … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: How can we construct better defenses against future cyber-attacks?

Special Issue: Model-Driven Paradigms for Integrated Approaches to Cyber Defense Guest Editor: Alexander Kott From Journal of Defense Modeling and Simulation (JDMS) Published in Association with Society for Modeling and Simulation International (SCS) How can we ensure that our cyber security … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: The Five Cs of Positive Youth Development in a school context

Article title: The Five Cs of Positive Youth Development in a school context; gender and mediator effects From School Psychology International The positive youth development (PYD) perspective has gained increased attention in research, addressing strength and resource perspectives on developing … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Assaulted and Unheard: Violence Against Healthcare Staff

From NEW SOLUTIONS: A Journal of Environmental and Occupational Health Policy The prevalence of violence in healthcare is reported to be greater than in other occupational settings. Research has found, for example, that nurses are subjected to more acts of … Continue reading

10 Commandments for Critical Thinking

Originally published on Social Science Space Thou shalt think critically. That’s the takeaway messages in a new set of 10 commandments, this one from Tom Chatfield, author of the newly released Critical Thinking: Your Guide to Effective Argument, Successful Analysis and … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Is Trump always rambling like a fourth-grade student? An analysis of stylistic features of Donald Trump’s political discourse during the 2016 election

From Discourse & Society Recently, a political figure has gained linguists’ attention since the day he announced his running for presidency – namely, Donald Trump. When he defeated Hillary Clinton in the 2016 US election campaign on 8 November 2016, … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: The State of Unequal Educational Opportunity: Special Issue on the Coleman Report 50 Years Later

Guest Editor : Margot I. Jackson and Susan L. Moffitt The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science In the 50 years since the Equality of Educational Opportunity survey (EEOS) first appeared in print, tens of thousands … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Mobiles in class?

From Active Learning in Higher Education At a time when many homes are filled with electronic gadgets, educationalists are attempting to gauge how much technology to bring into classes. A key issue for both students and staff at universities and … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Employee commitment before and after an economic crisis

Article title: Employee commitment before and after an economic crisis: A stringent test of profile similarity From Human Relations Researchers have recently begun to take a person-centered (profile) approach to investigate how the affective, normative and continuance commitment mindsets combine … Continue reading